General Daytime Hours
***As part of a phased plan to reopen the Garden, we will be open to members only during limited hours until further notice. Please follow us on social media or visit this website at a later time for details on when we plan to open to the public.***
If you are a member and wish to visit the Garden please click here for details.
Chinese Lantern Festival Hours
Wednesday - Sunday, August 28 - October 18*: 6 - 10 p.m.
Festival Tickets Required
*Closed October 10th for a private event.
Please note, Pole Branch Road is currently closed from Fewell Road to Hwy. 274 and the detour utilizes Fewell Road. Click here to view a detour map.
General Daytime Admission
Garden Members: Free
Learn more about becoming a member here!
Senior (60+): $12.95
Child 2-12: $7.95
Child Under 2: Free
Groups of 15+: Click Here
Please note, special event admission fees may apply to select events.
Chinese Lantern Festival Admission
Adult: $23.95 | Senior 60+: $21.95 | Child 2 – 12: $15.95
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Museums for All
As a benefit of your EBT card, you can visit during daytime hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) as often as you'd like for only $1 per person. Simply show your benefits card at admissions to receive the discount for up to six family members. Offer not valid for select events including Chinese Lantern Festival and Holidays at the Garden.
Click here to learn more about this program.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (704) 825-4490.
Do you have wheelchairs or strollers available?
Wheel chairs and strollers are not available for rent, although the Garden is stroller/handicap accessible. Benches are located throughout the Garden.
Are pets allowed?
Only trained service animals that perform life functions for individuals with disabilities are permitted in the Garden.
What if it rains?
The Garden is open rain or shine. Refunds or rain checks on admission ticket purchases are not granted for weather related reasons. In the event of extreme weather including snow or a bad storm the Garden may close. Please call 704-825-4490 prior to your visit.
Can we bring food and beverages?
Picnics and coolers are welcome anywhere on the property, but please no alcoholic carry-ins or grills. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis on the terrace or at picnic tables.
Do you have a restaurant on site?
No, but drinks and light snacks are available in The Garden Store for purchase. The Garden occasionally hosts food trucks for special events, but please inquire for more details.
Can I bring art supplies and/or a camera?
Yes, the Garden encourages creativity! Please read our photo policy here for more info on photography in the Garden before your visit.